Getting into business and management roles can be competitive but being able to demonstrate that you have relevant work experience will be a great advantage. Many large employers offer work experience opportunities such as insight days, summer internships and placement years.
Insight days are generally aimed at students in their first year of study. They offer the chance to get an insight into a particular sector or company. Applications generally open in the autumn or winter before the Easter break
Many organisations offer business placements, including those in operations, analysis and commercial.
Here is a sample of organisations offering placements:
Competitions are an excellent opportunity to develop your skills, work with your peers and receive mentoring or advice from professionals in the field: